[CentOS] FreeRadius version

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 20 21:14:15 UTC 2006

On 3/20/06, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
> It seems to me that the ver of FreeRadius is 1.0.1:
> yum list | grep "radius"
> freeradius.i386                          1.0.1-3.RHEL4
> installed
> freeradius-mysql.i386                    1.0.1-3.RHEL4          base
> freeradius-postgresql.i386               1.0.1-3.RHEL4          base
> freeradius-unixODBC.i386                 1.0.1-3.RHEL4          base
> According to freeradius.org, this was released 8/17/04 and 1.1.0 was
> released 1/12/06
> Why is the distributed version so far behind?

For centos, the answer is "Because that's what upstream provides".
For upstream, no idea what their reasoning is.
Keep in mind that the idea isn't to have the latest&greatest, but to
have a stable solution.

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety''
Benjamin Franklin 1775

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